Strong Women in the Talents Universe

Strong Women in the Talents Universe

Strong Women Strong Women are important to the Talents Universe While the primary characters of Hidden Talents are Renard Alciatore and Michael O’Donnell, the story features several strong women. Ren’s interactions with women are important. I didn’t...
Trusted Talents is here!

Trusted Talents is here!

Trusted Talents by Edward J Branley Wednesday, 15-August, is the official drop date for my latest novel, “Trusted Talents“. Here’s the back-cover blurb: Someone’s stealing magickal artifacts – in the middle of Mardi Gras The priests of...

Plus-size models in fantasy art

The lack of plus-size models is one of the problems with posting Fantasy Art. There’s a distinct lack of variety in body types of the women depicted. We can talk about the preposterous costumes and such that some artists love to put sword-and-sorcery, or science...

Books about race for white people

Books about race This HuffPo article, 16 Books About Race That Every White Person Should Read, is a good cross-section of books for white people. Contrary to the white-privilege stereotype, many white people want to understand what black folks go through. It includes...

Alternative History – Some Thoughts

Science Fiction to Fantasy to Alternative History I came late to Alternative History as a genre. There are two reasons for this. First, one of the most-well-known writers in the genre is Harry Turtledove, and I was never interested in his premise/beginning of the...